Dignity Washington Brings Holiday Cheer to Maury

For the sixth year in a row, our very generous friends at Dignity Washington, a Catholic Intentional Community, provided dozens of brightly wrapped presents and two bicycles (!), for families in need of a little extra holiday cheer. Carl Spier and Tom Hardy who live “just around the corner,” and take special interest in Maury, […]




So you want to learn how to code?

Last year, Maury students participated in the Hour of Code which aims to show that anyone can learn the basics of coding and encourage broader participation in the field of computer science. But why limit the coding experience to once a year and only for an hour (or a 45-minute Think Tank special)? Under the […]




Working as a Team: The Essential Guide to APTT

Grade 2 Teacher Ms. Fox gives us the inside scoop on APTT, and how it improves student learning and benefits the school community. As part of our partnership with the Flamboyan Foundation, Maury is doing a different kind of parent–teacher conference in Grades 2–5: the Academic Parent Teacher Team (APTT) Meeting. (This is the first year for Grade […]




Grade 3 Students Dive Deep Into D.C. History

You may have heard about some interesting field trips happening at Maury: the Capitol, the National Gallery of Art, and the National Portrait Gallery, coming up in December. When you go to school in Capitol Hill, there’s a lot to see just in your own backyard. As part of the social studies curriculum in Grade […]




Principal’s Book of the Month: October 2016

Have You Ever Felt Invisible When You’re Around Other People?  Meet Brian, the invisible boy. Nobody ever seems to notice him or think to include him in their group, game, or birthday party…until, that is, a new kid comes to class. When Justin, the new boy, arrives, Brian is the first to make him feel […]




Joy of Motion Video

Maury Kids Featured on Joy of Motion Video

These students will never be the same. Dance education changes lives. Meet Joy of Motion DC Faculty members Sharon Werth and Maverick Lemons as we take a look behind-the-scenes look at our Motion Express Outreach Program. Then, consider making a contribution to this priceless program here.